How to Mine ZCash Using Windows

How to mine ZCash Using Windows, using the CPU to mine to an online wallet.

What is ZCash

Zcash is the first open, permissionless financial system employing zero-knowledge security. The Zcash client is now available for download as a command-line tool for Linux.


Firstly you need a wallet. My wallet of choice is Cryptonator.


Now Download a miner, I am using the NiceHash

Mining Pool

Sign up to SuprNova pool, in the top right click your username and click 'Workers' and add new worker, choose whatever name and password you want but remember them as you will need them later.


Unzip the miner you downloaded, it doesn't matter where.
In the main folder create a batch file. (Create a text document and rename to miner.bat) and copy the following into it. Changing the areas inside the brackets and removing them.
nheqminer.exe -l -u [username].[worker name] -p [password] -t 4
If you fancy supporting me then feel free to use mine for a couple of days.
nheqminer.exe -l -u bitjunjy.zcash -p password -t 4
or donate to here, thank you in advance.
BTC: 1B4hNruQAFn6iZ5TpzeRnXbi4vsxoi1KGd
ETH: 0xF0446D654BF1EE7Ae325748289910D5d199AF1D8
ZCash: t1Jj3uxJHhpGkYr1vhtsQecL8UmWqweZCL9